Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban responded to Volodymyr Zelensky’s accusations by saying that Budapest was defending its national interests when it opposed the expansion of sanctions against Russia. This has been reported TASS With reference to channel “M1”.
“We are not Ukrainian, we are not Russian – we are Hungarian… “Which side is Hungary on?” to the question. The answer is: Hungary stands by Hungary.
According to him, Hungary is among the countries that want to stay away from conflict.
Yana Chernokhova, former head of the Czech Ministry of Defense It is cancelled A trip to Budapest in connection with Hungary’s stance on sanctions against Russia. He added that the other heads of the Ministry of Defense of the V4 group should decide for themselves whether they will go to Budapest.
Prior to that, Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Irina Vereshchuk said that Hungary’s stance on the conflict in Ukraine was close to pro-Russian and suggested that Budapest wanted to buy “cheap Russian gas” or “Ukrainian Transcarpathia”.